The Lakers’ issues go far beyond Byron Scott

Los Angeles Laker head coach Byron Scott makes himself an easy target. He did so once again when speaking with the media on Wednesday, as his team gets set to head out on a five-game road trip. Lakers HC Byron Scott on young players: “I’m not always thinking about necessarily developing them. I’m always thinking […]

The NBA’s most important players: Pacific Division

Today’s tour of the NBA takes us to the Pacific division, where the distinction needs to be made between an important player and an important player-coach. * LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS: LANCE STEPHENSON Paul Pierce might be the most important Los Angeles Clipper outside the CP3-Blake Griffin-DeAndre Jordan trio, but Pierce is — in reality if […]

The Knicks and Lakers are looking ahead to a possibly bright future

The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers are undoubtedly two of the NBA’s most popular franchises, which probably has something to do with them being based in the United States’ two biggest cities. However, even as Madison Square Garden and the Staples Center continue to fill up to capacity, the respective product on the […]

Lakers’ Byron Scott’s got playoff jokes

At a current record of 17-46, the Lakers are all but eliminated from the postseason, even though they were practically eliminated from the playoffs since Game 1 of their season. No Kobe Bryant, no Julius Randle, and a roster full of players who don’t have the chops to lead L.A. to the playoffs, all but […]

2014’s Best Everything

The end of 2014 is here and it’s time to reflect on the year that was. This is a list of things we enjoyed about the beginning of the 2014-15 season, what we thought were the best moments, plays, players, coaches, and everything in between. This list includes everything starting with 2014’s NBA Draft and […]

Hollywood Kind of Love

Long live the Los Angeles Laker history of luring superstar big men away from their small-market teams. They have done it before, history and hints say they will do it again.

Kobe Bryant: Lost in the Land of Angels

An optimist, a pessimist and a realist walk into a bar… to watch a Lakers game. It does not matter how you slice it, the Los Angeles Lakers’ 0-4 start is bad – Ryan Reynolds as the Green Lantern kind of a bad. And domino after domino, the problems keep coming.

Give the young guys a shot

When the Orlando Magic traded the rights to Dario Saric to the Philadelphia 76ers for the rights to Elfrid Payton during the 2014 NBA Draft, I would have needed Indiana Jones to lead me through that maze of Magic fan boos. All of my friends and colleagues who follow the Magic, they all deployed the […]